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[Comparison of DRG revenues between fast and slow-track procedures for a two-stage replacement of prostheses for periprosthetic hip infections in the aG-DRG system 2020].

Katja Hierl, Markus Rupp, Michael Worlicek, Florian Baumann, Christian Pfeifer, Volker Alt,

<h4>Background</h4>The treatment of periprosthetic hip infections is usually cost intensive, so it is generally not cost effective for hospitals. In chronic infections, a two-stage procedure is often indicated, which can be done as a fast-track procedure with a short prosthetic-free interim interval (2-4 weeks) or as a slow-track procedure with a long prosthetic-free interim interval (over ... Read more >>

Orthopade (Der Orthopade)
[2021, 50(9):728-741]

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Knee Surgery during the COVID-19 Lockdown-Experiences of a Level-One Trauma Center in Germany.

Matthias Koch, Daniel Popp, Viola Freigang, Borys Frankewycz, Katja Hierl, Peter Angele, Volker Alt, Michael Worlicek,

<h4>Background</h4>Almost every sector in the health care is affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many studies already investigated the effect on different aspects in orthopedic and trauma care. However, the current literature lacks data regarding the consequence on daily surgical business. Thus, the aim of the present study was to analyze ... Read more >>

Biomed Res Int (BioMed research international)
[2021, 2021:8875643]

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Long-term patient-related quality of life after fracture-related infections of the long bones.

Nike Walter, Markus Rupp, Katja Hierl, Christian Pfeifer, Maximilian Kerschbaum, Thilo Hinterberger, Volker Alt,

<h4>Aims</h4>We aimed to evaluate the long-term impact of fracture-related infection (FRI) on patients' physical health and psychological wellbeing. For this purpose, quality of life after successful surgical treatment of FRIs of long bones was assessed.<h4>Methods</h4>A total of 37 patients treated between November 2009 and March 2019, with achieved eradication of ... Read more >>

Bone Joint Res (Bone & joint research)
[2021, 10(5):321-327]

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Long-Term Patient-Related Quality of Life after Knee Periprosthetic Joint Infection.

Nike Walter, Markus Rupp, Katja Hierl, Matthias Koch, Maximilian Kerschbaum, Michael Worlicek, Volker Alt,

<h4>Background</h4>We aimed to evaluate the impact of knee periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) by assessing the patients' long-term quality of life and explicitly their psychological wellbeing after successful treatment.<h4>Methods</h4>Thirty-six patients with achieved eradication of infection after knee PJI were included. Quality of life was evaluated with the EQ-5D and SF-36 outcome ... Read more >>

J Clin Med (Journal of clinical medicine)
[2021, 10(5):]

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Stem cell-based tissue-engineering for treatment of meniscal tears in the avascular zone.

Johannes Zellner, Katja Hierl, Michael Mueller, Christian Pfeifer, Arne Berner, Thomas Dienstknecht, Werner Krutsch, Sebastian Geis, Sebastian Gehmert, Richard Kujat, Sebastian Dendorfer, Lukas Prantl, Michael Nerlich, Peter Angele,

Meniscal tears in the avascular zone have a poor self-healing potential, however partial meniscectomy predisposes the knee for early osteoarthritis. Tissue engineering with mesenchymal stem cells and a hyaluronan collagen based scaffold is a promising approach to repair meniscal tears in the avascular zone. 4 mm longitudinal meniscal tears in ... Read more >>

J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater (Journal of biomedical materials research. Part B, Applied biomaterials)
[2013, 101(7):1133-1142]

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